The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that U.S. countervailing duties imposed on a range of Chinese products, including solar panels, violated global trade rules by imposing punitive import duties.
The ruling by the WTO’s Dispute Settlement...
In three recently issued reports, the Department of Energy made public significant new developments in U.S. renewable energy generation.
• DOE’s August 6 2012 Wind Technologies Market Report notes that, in the past year, wind energy became...
The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for 1-3 MW (AC) in order to create a CPAU-branded Community Solar Program.
The CPAU has stated that its primary objectives for such program are to help facilitate reaching...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a nearly $1 billion commitment to further expand the state’s solar energy industry by providing long-term funding certainty with the goal of boosting existing businesses and attracting new investments...
By J. Wylie Donald
What happens to the payment for a solar renewable energy credit (SREC) when the payor closes its doors? Maryland citizens are finding out the hard way. The promises made to some of them are turning up empty.
Here are the details...
By Sascha Yim, Guest Blogger*
In the latest development in the country’s unfolding net metering battle, the Arizona Corporation Commission recently ruled that the state’s utility, Arizona Public Service (APS), could impose a $0.70 per...
By Jason Barglow
Viewers of President Obama’s State of the Union address may have noticed the President making a strong, albeit brief, statement in support of solar energy in the United States.
The President commented, “It’s...
Minnesota soon could see at least a sevenfold expansion of solar power.
In an unprecedented ruling, a judge reviewing whether Xcel Energy should invest in new natural gas generators vs. large solar power arrays concluded Tuesday that solar is a better...